Party affiliation: Independent
Chief optometry service Veterans Administration Medical Center, Birmingham, 1976—1980, VA Outpatient Clinic, Columbus, Ohio, 1980—1997. Associate professor optometry University Alabama, Birmingham, 1976—1980. Clinical professor optometry, endowed chair Vision Service Plan Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1997.
Consultant National Board Examiners in Optometry, Ohio State Board Optometry, Council on Optometric Education, Council on Clinical Optometric Care. Invited lecturer professional organizations in field.
- The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction, Second Edition (Springer Series in Statistics)
- During the past decade there has been an explosion in computation and information technology.
- Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Second Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)
- In Writing Ethnographic Fieldnotes, Robert M.
Fellow American Academy Optometry (program committee 1982-1986, board directors 1986-2004). Member American Public Health Association (Outstanding Paper/Project award 1982), American Optometric Association (editorial board 1977-1983, Optometric Recognition award 1980), National Association VA Optometrists (treasurer 1976-1987, press 1976-1983), Ohio Optometric Association (chair continuing education 1992-1998, chair new technology 1995-1997, Optometrist of Year 2002), Association Military Surgeons United States (Outstanding Service and Recognition award 1997), National Academy Practice Optometry (chair 2001-2005).